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Medical Director Pediatric Primary Care, Division of General and Community Pediatrics



Board Certified

About Me


Nick DeBlasio, MD, worked as community pediatrician for five years prior to joining the Division of General and Community Pediatrics at Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He works as an attending physician in the Pediatric Primary Care Center.

Clinical Interests

Resident and medical student education; immunizations; general pediatrics; care of underserved children.


General and Community Pediatrics, Primary Care

Cincinnati Children's Blog

How to Read A Sunscreen Label

BlogSafety and Prevention

How to Read A Sunscreen Label

By Nick DeBlasio, MD6/19/2019

Infant Jaundice

BlogHealthy Living

Infant Jaundice: 5 Things Expecting Parents Should Know

By Nick DeBlasio, MD4/26/2019

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2001.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2004.

My Publications

A Balanced Approach: Meeting the Needs of Medical Students and Faculty Educators in Pediatrics. Patel, SJ; Farrell, L; DeBlasio, D; Bolger, AK; Brady, JM; Sheanon, NM; Guiot, AB; Lehmann, C; Real, FJ. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 215:4-6.

Dose Matters: A Smartphone Application to Improve Asthma Control Among Patients at an Urban Pediatric Primary Care Clinic. Real, FJ; Beck, AF; DeBlasio, D; Zackoff, M; Henize, A; Xu, Y; Davis, D; Cruse, B; Klein, MD. Games for Health Journal. 2019; 8:357-365.

Online Simulated Cases Assess Retention of Virtual Neighborhood Tour Curriculum. Lazow, MA; DeBlasio, D; Ollberding, NJ; Real, FJ; Klein, MD. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2019; 23:1159-1166.

Objective Assessment of Resident Teaching Competency Through a Longitudinal, Clinically Integrated, Resident-as-Teacher Curriculum. Zackoff, MW; Real, FJ; DeBlasio, D; Spaulding, JR; Sobolewski, B; Unaka, N; Jerardi, K; Klein, M. Academic Pediatrics. 2019; 19:698-702.

Provision of Parent Feedback via the Communication Assessment Tool: Does It Improve Resident Communication Skills?. DeBlasio, D; Real, FJ; Ollberding, NJ; Klein, MD. Academic Pediatrics. 2019; 19:152-156.

Opportunities for and Barriers to Using Smartphones for Health Education Among Families at an Urban Primary Care Clinic. Real, FJ; DeBlasio, D; Rounce, C; Henize, AW; Beck, AF; Klein, MD. Clinical Pediatrics. 2018; 57:1281-1285.

Educational Added Value Unit: Development and Testing of a Measure for Educational Activities. Guiot, AB; Kirkendall, ES; Gosdin, CH; Shah, SS; DeBlasio, DJ; Meier, KA; O'Toole, JK. Hospital Pediatrics. 2017; 7:675-681.

Resident perspectives on communication training that utilizes immersive virtual reality. Real, FJ; DeBlasio, D; Ollberding, NJ; Davis, D; Cruse, B; Mclinden, D; Klein, MD. Education for health (Abingdon, England). 2017; 30:228-231.

A Virtual Reality Curriculum for Pediatric Residents Decreases Rates of Influenza Vaccine Refusal. Real, FJ; DeBlasio, D; Beck, AF; Ollberding, NJ; Davis, D; Cruse, B; Samaan, Z; McLinden, D; Klein, MD. Academic Pediatrics. 2017; 17:431-435.

Implementation of point-of-care tools for assessment of teaching. Zackoff, MW; DeBlasio, D; Sobolewski, B; Klein, M. Medical Education. 2016; 50:1169-1169.